The International Cricket Council has released the test team and players ratings. South Africa remain at the top of the team’s rating followed by Australia.

Position

Team

Ratings

1

South Africa

124

2

Australia

123

3

England

104

4

Sri Lanka

101

5

India

96

6

Pakistan

96

7

New Zealand

93

8

West Indies

75

9

Zimbabwe

39

10

Bangladesh

19

 

India were pushed to the fifth spot after a disastrous tour to England where they lost the series 3-1.

As far as the batting charts is concerned, West Indian batsman Shiv Chanderpaul and Sri Lankan Angelo Matthews are the biggest gainers as they moved to third and fourth respectively. Kumar Sangakkara leads the batting charts in tests.

Position

Batsman

Ratings

1

Kumar Sangakkara

915

2

AB de Villiers

888

3

Shivnarine Chanderpaul

887

4

Angelo Matthews

873

5

David Warner

871

6

Hashim Amla

863

7

Michael Clarke

818

8

Ross Taylor

795

9

Joe Root

789

10

Misbah ul Haq

762

 

Cheteshwar Pujara is the highest ranked Indian in the batting charts as he is in sixteenth position.

South Africa’s Dale Steyn leads the bowler’s ratings followed by Aussie Ryan Harris.

Position

Bowler

Ratings

1

Dale Steyn

907

2

Ryan Harris

870

3

Rangana Herath

851

4

Mitchell Johnson

844

5

James Anderson

806

6

Vernon Philander

785

7

Tim Southee

783

8

Stuart Broad

774

9

Kemar Roach

768

10

Saeed Ajmal

762

 

R Ashwin is the highest ranked Indian as he is in the 13th spot.